Preparing For Export Control Reform

Law360, New York (July 9, 2010, 12:20 PM EDT) -- On April 20, 2010, the Obama administration announced an ambitious plan to fundamentally restructure the U.S. export control system. The reform plan broadly focuses on building “higher walls” around fewer, high-priority items — the so-called crown jewels of American military technology. This would be accomplished by creating a single, streamlined control list, a single licensing agency, a single enforcement coordination agency, and a single, unified IT infrastructure to support the export control system.

The reform plan has high-level support in the administration, with Secretary of Defense...
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